By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie
Speedweeks 2018 is in the books. For the last couple of weeks, we were treated to a stunning display of brightly colored race cars driving two to three, and sometimes four wide.
We saw breathtaking crashes, that luckily every driver walked away from.
In all, 58 machines were wadded up past the point of being able to finish the race between the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Racing Series events in Daytona.
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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race – DAYTONA 500
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, Florida
Sunday, February 18, 2018
1. (14) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 207.
2. (7) Darrell Wallace Jr. #, Chevrolet, 207.
3. (2) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 207.
4. (5) Joey Logano, Ford, 207.
5. (21) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 207. Continue reading “Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race – 2018 DAYTONA 500 Results”
February 18, 2018
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Dillon prevailed in a game of Survivor played at 200 miles per hour, winning the Sunday’s Daytona 500 fiercely and unapologetically after turning race leader Aric Almirola in the third corner of the final lap. Continue reading “Last-lap pass gives Austin Dillon dramatic Daytona 500 victory”
1 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet
2 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota
3 12 Ryan Blaney Menards/Peak Ford
4 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet
5 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford Continue reading “2018 – NASCAR’s 60th running of the Daytona 500 Starting Lineup”
Racing Legends: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Written by Toby Christie
He’s a 15-time most popular driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and he was the face of the sport through the last two decades.
Despite having the weight of the world thrown onto his shoulders after a tragic finish to the 2001 Daytona 500, this driver went on to record 50 NASCAR National Series wins through from 1998 to 2017.
He was fast on the track, but Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s legacy is more than just his race results. His popularity was a combination of his famous last name, a clean driving style, a humble personality and philanthropy.
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